Author - Angie Blackman

🔥 Part 3: 🏡 Buyer’s Formula for Success – Yay! We’re under contract! But wait there’s more!! 😎🎉

          Read parts 1&2 below! PART 1 - SMART STEPS TO BUYING YOUR PERFECT HOME PART 2 - THINK LIKE A SELLER AND WIN!   Part 3 of 3:  What to Expect from Contract through Closing All the hard work and preparation  has paid off and you are now   Under Contract! So far in the home buying process you have:   ...
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🔥 Part 2: 🏡 Buyer’s Formula for Success – Think Like A Seller and Win! 😎🎉

          In Part 1 we covered how to get prepared for today’s home buying experience.   CLICK HERE FOR PART 1 Part 2 of 3:  BUYER’S FORMULA FOR SUCCESS:  Think Like a Seller and Win!   Now that you are pre-APPROVED with a great lender and have learned about the market you will be buying in, it’s time to begin the search to find your dream home!    But what if...
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🏡Market Update📈: Buyer’s Formula for Success in a Multiple Offer World! Part 1

        Part 1 of 3:  Smart Steps to Buying Your Perfect Home!   Preparing for Your Home Search If you have even partially followed the real estate market in recent years, it is easy to see that Buyer Demand has continued to grow, and has outpaced the Seller Supply for quite sometime.    In the Tampa Bay Market the gap between supply and demand has actually become larger since COVID began due mainly to  Seller hesitancy to move forward...
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Market Update: Trends & Forbearance Facts

Local Market Trends & Forbearance Do's and Don'ts Market Update: April 13-19, 2020 The housing market in Florida has been affected by the pandemic & shutdown, but not like the headlines would lead you to believe. In fact, unlike national headlines that show a decline in the number of housing sales, Florida saw another increase in the number of homes sold, up 6.4% year over year. Prices also rose 7.4% from March 2019, according to the Florida Realtors Association. Here are a few...
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Market Update: COVID-19 & Tampa Bay Area Real Estate

CLICK HERE FOR APRIL 13-19 STATS How is the COVID-19 crisis affecting the Tampa Bay housing market? Over the past several weeks I have spoken to many concerned clients & friends with questions about what is happening in the real estate market, regarding the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Understandably so, since just a few short years ago the entire nation experienced a catastrophic meltdown of the housing industry & economy unlike any we had ever seen since the 1929 Great Depression....
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Mental Health Wellness Tips For Quarantine

From Jen Porter Doctorate in Psychologist in NYS with a Psy.D. in the specialities of School and Clinical Psychology. From a psychologist: After having thirty-one sessions this week with patients where the singular focus was COVID-19 and how to cope, I decided to consolidate my advice and make a list that I hope is helpful to all. I can't control a lot of what is going on right now, but I can contribute this. MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS TIPS FOR QUARANTINE 1. Stick to a...
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Angie and David Blackman Team